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Garage and shed breaks

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Garage and shed breaks

If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about the below incident please contact us online, email us at or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at

We have recently had a number of reports relating to garages and sheds being broken into in the Lewes area. Please be vigilant of this going on and please make sure to take extra precautions to protect your property.
  • Use a good lock on ALL shed and garage doors
  • Lock windows and use blinds to conceal items inside
  • Mark all property, including lawnmowers, generators, bikes, power tools etc.
  • Secure items in your garage or shed to fixed items using a good quality chain and padlock
  • Keep a copy of all serial numbers of property stored in sheds and garages.
  • Consider registering your property with immobilise it's free and easy to do: and will greatly help us in recovering any property potential stolen property.
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Megan Hall (Police, Prevention Support and Engagement Officer, Sussex)

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